How to make a giant wall bow


Hello! I’m super stoked to share my 2nd holiday video with you: A bow two ways! First, a recap of how to make the perfect flouncy bow:

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I used them in my tree:

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Then I’ll show you how to make a giant wall bow!

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As I mentioned before I’m working with Third Floor Design Studio (the HOT NEW videographers on the scene, check out their other work here) to do a series of 5 Holiday Videos! The first video was: Decorating your Christmas Tree like a Total Party.

Now for this giant wall bow! I used this fab bow over my mantle (my mantle decor is my next video!), over my advent calendar and to fill some space behind my tree!

My trick is using an embroidery hoop to keep it looking fab, so check out the video for the full how-to!


1. My fuzzy sweater is from Forever 21, you know, cause I’m 30, I added that bow to it with a safety pin

2. The HO HO YEAH print is from Read Between the Lines

3. And the original tutorial for the flouncy fun bun bow is here!

I hope you’re enjoying these videos almost as much as I enjoy making them! haha



  1. “FLOPPING IN THE WIND!” just bout killed me. also, this is sears way easier than i eva woulda thought. <3

  2. love this alison! that stripe is great!

  3. You are the best. All around. I can’t wait to meet you at Alt.

  4. I love bows and this is awesome! Such a fun tree!

  5. You’re tree is adorable! The triangle garland is a fantastic touch.

  6. Have you made a giant bow pillow tutorial before? Just curious how you would attach it to a pillow? Thanks!

    Muffin :o)
    P.S. You are adorbs!

  7. Love the tutorial! I am just curious- could you tell me the dimensions for fabric you used for the larger bow? Thanks so much!

    Sophia Louise

    1. I’m sorry I don’t have them! I really just measured around my hoops!

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